Tag Archives: Republican Overreach

Knowing How to Play the Game

Two outs, bases loaded in a tie game, the bottom of the ninth – and there’s that high pop fly to shallow right. Three guys converge on it, shouting something or other to each other, and they run into each … Continue reading

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The Problem with Winning

They have professional dog-walkers here in Hollywood, but they must have them in Manhattan and Georgetown and Back Bay Boston too. They’re necessary. This part of Hollywood, in the slopes above and below the Sunset Strip, there are magnificent old … Continue reading

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Knowing Things

The scandals were getting old anyway. Benghazi is over. The Republicans can’t seem to find that one Obama memo that says let the ambassador die and don’t defend the place, because I agree with the terrorists, and all terrorists – … Continue reading

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Digging the Hole Deeper

Yes, just another day in American politics, as practiced now. It seems practice doesn’t make perfect. Obamacare is law. Long ago it passed in the House and Senate, Obama signed it into law, the Supreme Court ruled it was quite … Continue reading

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Intimidation and Whining

Forget sports jargon. Boxing isn’t “the sweet science” – boxing is sport reduced to its most basic level, to just one element. Beat the crap out of the other guy before he beats the crap out of you. If it … Continue reading

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Inevitable Overreach

Obama may end up being a one-term president. The economy sucks and things are not getting better, as there is nothing Obama can do about the major European banks collapsing one by one, and Greece and Italy and maybe France … Continue reading

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Labor Pains

It was just another Tuesday in Wisconsin: Huge crowds gathered at the Capitol for an eighth day Tuesday to protest Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s plan to cut union benefits and end most public workers’ collective bargaining rights as the state … Continue reading

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